The Sunday Saint (3/10)

MAAC Tournament Recap: Siena

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Siena College Athletics

Siena entered the MAAC Tournament as the five-seed and took on fourth-seeded Rider in the quarterfinals on Saturday night. The Saints raced out to a 19-12 lead following a jumper by Jalen Pickett with 11:42 left in the first half. With the score knotted at 27, Frederick Scott’s layup gave the Broncs a two point advantage. Sloan Seymour knocked down a three-pointer to give Siena a 30-29 lead entering the break. The second stanza was a back-and-forth affair, but the Saints used a decisive 13-1 run, capped off by a layup by Kevin Degnan, to take a 77-66 advantage with 1:27 to go. Siena sunk their foul shots down the stretch and hung on to win 87-81.

Siena scored a season-high 57 points in the second half and shot a blistering 81-percent from the field in the final twenty minutes. Rider held a 44-22 edge in points in the paint and 27-3 on second chance points, but the Saints outscored the Broncs 36-21 from three-point range. For the game, Siena shot 65.1-percent from the floor and held Rider to 46.3-percent shooting. The Saints connected on 12-of-21 of their attempts from deep, while the Broncs converted on just 7-of-23 of their shots from deep.

Rider was led by their big man, Tyere Marshall, who scored 22 points, on 10-of-15 from the field, eight rebounds, and two blocks.

Siena’s balanced attack was paced by Evan Fisher’s 22 points, on 7-of-11 from the floor, and six rebounds. Pickett tallied 20 points, dished out six assists, blocked four shots, and came away with two steals. Seymour dropped career-highs of 18 points and six made threes. Degnan added 13 points and seven rebounds, while Kadeem Smithen chipped in with 11 points, three assists, and two steals off the bench.

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Pickett recorded his 65th steal of his freshman campaign, which broke Marquis Wright’s freshman record set during the 2013-14 season.

Siena faced top-seeded and defending MAAC Tournament Champion Iona in the semifinals. The Gaels jumped out to an early 7-0 lead following a layup by Ben Perez with 18:20 remaining in the opening stanza. Smithen connected on back-to-back threes to pull the Saints within one, 7-6, with 16:50 to play before intermission. Iona led by as many as 16 in the first half, but Rickey McGill’s buzzer beater gave the Gaels a 35-22 advantage at the break. Siena never trailed by less than double-digits over the course of the final twenty minutes and Iona ended the Saints’ season, handing them a 73-57 defeat.

For the fourth time in the last five years, Iona defeated Siena in the MAAC Tournament.

Iona, being the one-seed, had an extra day of rest between the quarterfinals and the semifinals. The Gaels looked well-rested, while Siena came out noticeably flat. Iona shot 49.1-percent from the field, including 9-0f-20 from three. The Gaels held the Saints to 37.3-percent from the floor. Siena converted on just       8-of-28 of their attempts from deep.

Iona was led by Asante Gist who finished with 22 points on 7-of-13 shooting.

Pickett and Fisher led the Saints scoring 15 points apiece. Pickett pulled down seven rebounds and dished out eight assists, while Fisher grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots. Fisher was ejected after picking up his second technical foul with 2:48 to go. The senior left the Times Union Center for the final time and waived to the crowd as the student section chanted his name.

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Siena closed out their first season under head coach Jamion Christian with a record of 17-16, a nine-win improvement from last year’s disaster under former head coach Jimmy Patsos. In the season-ending loss to Iona, the Saints set the single-season record for three-pointers made in program history with 284.

Next year, the Saints will be without the services of seniors Kevin Degnan, Kadeem Smithen, Braedon Bayer, Paulo Morastoni, and Second Team All-MAAC selection Evan Fisher.

Two key returners to next season’s team are MAAC Rookie of the Year and First Team All-MAAC performer, Jalen Pickett, and MAAC Rookie Team Selection Sloan Seymour.

The Sunday Saint (3/3)

Siena Secures First Round Bye

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Siena College Athletics

Siena traveled to Western New York this weekend to finish out their regular season slate with games at Canisius and Niagara.

The Saints looked to split the season series in a pivotal MAAC matchup with Canisius Friday night. The Golden Griffins defeated Siena, 70-66, in Albany on January 5th. Following a hotly contested first half, the Saints took a 32-28 lead into the break. Siena took a 48-38 advantage on a layup by Manny Camper with 11:11 left. After that point, Canisius took control and outscored Siena 30-14 to pull away for a 68-62 win.

The Golden Griffins shot 46.6-percent from the field and only turned the ball over three times. Siena shot at a 40.6-percent clip and turned it over eight times.

Takal Molson led Canisius with 16 points, on 7-of-19 shooting, nine rebounds, two assists, and two steals.

Evan Fisher paced the Saints with 17 points, on 8-of-16 from the field, seven rebounds, two assists, and a steal in the losing effort. Kevin Degnan and Sloan Seymour tallied 12 points apiece. Degnan also grabbed seven rebounds. Jalen Pickett stuffed the stat sheet with 11 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, a block, and a steal.

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Siena needed a win over Niagara in their final regular season contest to clinch a first round bye in next weekend’s MAAC Tournament. With the game tied at 14, the Purple Eagles used an 8-0 run, capped off by a jumper by Marvin Prochet, to open up a 22-14 lead with 5:27 remaining in the first stanza. The Saints pulled to within three, 27-24, at intermission. Niagara built an eight point advantage in the second half, when Chris Barton converted a free throw with 12:58 to go. Siena would not go away easily. Kadeem Smithen converted an old-fashioned three-point play to give the Saints a five point lead, 52-47, with 3:21 to play. Pickett converted two free throws, to give Siena a 56-53 advantage with 32 ticks on the clock. Prochet nailed a triple with 16 seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 56. Pickett’s step-back jumped at the buzzer fell off the rim and the long-time MAAC foes were headed to overtime.

The Saints controlled the opening tip of the overtime period and Fisher converted a layup just 24 seconds in to give Siena a lead that they would not relinquish. The Saints converted their free throws down the stretch and emerged with a 72-65 victory.

Siena came away victorious despite shooting just 36.1-percent from the field. The Purple Eagles shot at a 41.4-percent clip, but the Saints’ defense forced Niagara into 14 turnovers.

Prochet poured in 21 points, on 8-of-19 from the floor, and added six rebounds, eight assists, two blocks, and three steals to lead the Purple Eagles.

Pickett led the Saints with 27 points, six rebounds, eight assists, two blocks, and three steals. Fisher posted a double-double with 15 points, on 6-of-13 shooting, and 10 rebounds. Degnan finished with 12 points and eight rebounds.

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With the win, Siena finished the regular season with an overall record of 16-15, 11-7 in the MAAC, and part of a four-way tie for second in the league with Canisius, Quinnipiac, and Rider. The Saints will have the fifth seed in next weekend’s MAAC Tournament and will take on the fourth seeded Rider Broncs.

Player of the Week: Jalen Pickett

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The Daily Gazette

This week’s player of the week for Siena was Jalen Pickett. Siena’s resurgence under first-year head coach Jamion Christian was largely due to the play of freshman stud Jalen Pickett. This past week, Pickett averaged 19 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists per game. The Rochester, New York native will likely win his MAAC-record 11th Rookie of the Week Honor this week and will probably be named the conference’s Rookie of the Year later this week as well. Pickett will need to be sharp if the Saints hope to cut down the nets a week from Monday and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010.

Up Next: The MAAC Tournament vs. #4 Rider

Fifth-seeded Siena will square off against the fourth-seeded Rider Broncs in the quarterfinals of the MAAC Tournament on Saturday night at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Tip-off is set for 9:30pm. The Saints defeated Rider, 59-57, on February 10th in the lone meeting between the two teams in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The Broncs are 16-14 overall, 11-7 in the MAAC, and are coming off a 75-64 win over Marist. Rider is led by Stevie Jordan who is averaging 12.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per contest.

The Sunday Saint (2/24)

Siena Surging Toward the Top of the MAAC

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After dropping consecutive home games against Iona and Quinnipiac, Siena took care of business by defeating St. Peter’s and Marist at the Times Union Center this week.

The Saints used a 19-4 run, capped off by a triple by Sloan Seymour with 2:37 remaining in the opening stanza, to build a 28-13 lead. Siena entered halftime with a 33-21 advantage. St. Peter’s responded after the break and trimmed the Saints’ lead to seven, 55-48, with 7:18 left. The Peacocks wouldn’t get any closer the rest of the way and Siena claimed a 72-62 victory.

St. Peter’s shot 52.2-percent from the field and held the Saints to a 44.9-percent clip. The Peacocks also outrebounded Siena 31-23. However, the Saints won the game by taking care of the ball and shooting it well from beyond the arc. Siena forced St. Peter’s into 15 turnovers. The Saints only turned the ball over four times against the Peacocks. Siena connected on 10-of-22 of their attempts from distance, compared to St. Peter’s who shot just 3-of-9 from three-point land.

Davauhnte Turner led the Peacocks with 16 points on 6-of-12 from the field.

Evan Fisher paced the Saints with 21 points on 7-of-13 from the floor. Reigning National Freshman of the Week, Jalen Pickett, stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, four rebounds, nine assists, and two steals. Seymour finished with 12 points on 3-of-7 from deep.

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Seymour broke Siena’s freshman record for three-pointers made in a season, breaking Scott Knapp’s previous record of 76 made threes in the 1997-98 campaign. Thus far, Seymour has connected on 80 threes this season.

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The Saints looked to take down arch rival Marist in a Sunday matinee in Albany. The Red Foxes raced out to a 17-6 lead following a free throw by Brian Parker with 13:05 to play in the first half. Siena stormed back and used an 11-0 run, capped off by a three-pointer by Kevin Degnan, to tie the score at 17 with 9:49 to go before intermission. Fisher beat the buzzer for a layup and the Saints took a 31-28 advantage into the break. Leading 37-35, Siena ripped off a 15-2 spurt, capped off by a trey by Degnan, to take a 52-37 lead with 12:54 remaining. Marist pulled to within seven, 56-49, on a layup by Ryan Funk with 5:14 left. The Saints outscored the Red Foxes 11-6 down the stretch to earn a 67-55 win on Senior Day.

Siena held Marist to just 36.2-percent shooting, including 2-of-17 from three-point range, while the Saints shot it at a 50-percent clip and connected on 9-of-28 attempts from behind the three-point line.

Parker led the Red Foxes with 15 points, four rebounds, six assists, and four steals.

Degnan paced Siena with a career-high 25 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, including 6-of-9 from deep, six rebounds, and two blocks. Fisher added 16 points, on 7-of-12 from the field, four assists, and two blocks. Pickett recorded a double-double off the bench with 11 points and 10 assists. The freshman guard finished with eight rebounds as well, just two boards away from a triple-double. Kadeem Smithen tallied nine points.

With two games still remaining in the regular season, Pickett became Siena’s all-time leading freshman scorer. To date, the nine-time MAAC Rookie of the Week has scored 448 points this season.

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The Stepien

Siena honored their senior class, Fisher, Degnan, Kadeem Smithen, Braedon Bayer, and Paulo Morastoni, prior to the game.

With the win, the Saints improved to 15-14 overall, 10-6 in the MAAC, and are now in a four-way tie for second place with Quinnipiac, Canisius, and Rider. Iona sits alone atop the conference with a half-game lead over the four schools tied for second.

Player of the Week: Kevin Degnan

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The Daily Gazette

Despite outstanding efforts from multiple players, this week’s player of the week for Siena was Kevin Degnan. The senior big man averaged 16 points, on 55-percent shooting, including 53.8-percent from three, and six rebounds in the Saints’ two wins this week. With two games left in the regular season, Siena has an opportunity to set themselves up for a deep run in the MAAC Tournament. Degnan will need to play an integral role if Siena, who was picked to finish dead last in the MAAC in the preseason, wants to cut down the nets and advance to the “Big Dance.”

Up Next: Canisius and Niagara

The Saints close out the regular season with the Buffalo trip when they face Canisius and Niagara on the road next weekend.

Siena has a pivotal matchup with Canisius on Friday night. The game will be broadcasted nationally on ESPNU at 9pm. The Saints will look to avenge an earlier loss to the Golden Griffins and earn a split of the season series. Canisius defeated Siena 70-66 on January 5th. The Golden Griffins are 13-15 overall, 10-6 in the MAAC and are coming off an 87-80 loss to Iona. Canisius will take on Niagara on Wednesday before they host the Saints. The Golden Griffins are led by Takal Molson who is averaging 16.5 points, five rebounds, and two assists per game.

Siena will finish the regular season next Sunday afternoon at Niagara. Tip-off is set for 2pm. The Saints will look to sweep the season series from the Purple Eagles. Siena defeated the Niagara, 66-57, at the Times Union Center on January 17th. The Purple Eagles are 12-17 overall, 5-11 in the league, and are coming off a 78-60 loss to St. Peter’s. Niagara will battle with cross-town rival Canisius before they host the Saints. The Purple Eagles are led by Marvin Prochet who is averaging 16.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest.

Siena will earn a share of the MAAC regular season title if they sweep the Buffalo trip. The Saints will clinch a first round bye in the MAAC Tournament if they win at least one game next weekend. We will find out next Sunday as to what seed the Saints will earn in the MAAC Tournament.

The Sunday Saint (1/20)

Siena Splits Home Stand

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Siena College Athletics

The Siena Saints were two free throws away from a three game win streak, but settled with splitting a pair of contests at home last week against Monmouth and Niagara.

Siena looked to begin a win streak when they hosted Monmouth Monday night. The Hawks have had a down year thus far, but have really hit their stride in conference play. The Saints opened up a 20-10 lead, thanks to four early triples by Jalen Pickett. Monmouth closed the first half with a 12-0 run and took a 34-27 lead into intermission. The Hawks continued the run as they took a 41-29 lead with 17:04 left on a free throw by Ray Salnave. Siena responded and went on a 15-0 spurt of their own to earn a 44-41 advantage with 11:08 remaining. In a back-and-forth affair, Deion Hammond nailed a three to give Monmouth a 55-54 lead with 1:36 to go. Salnave connected on a pair of free throws to build a 57-54 advantage with 26.4 to play, but the Saints refused to go away. Sloan Seymour sent the game to overtime as he drilled a trey with 6.8 ticks on the clock. With Siena trailing the Hawks by one, 61-60, Evan Fisher stepped to the charity stripe with 8.5 seconds left in overtime with hopes of giving the Saints the lead. Fisher missed both free throws and Samuel Chaput put the game away with a two free throws at the other end to send Monmouth home with a 63-60 overtime win.

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The Daily Gazette

Hammond led the Hawks with 16 points, on 6-of-12 shooting, and three rebounds.

Kevin Degnan paced Siena with 17 points, on 5-of-7 from the field, and seven boards. Pickett stuffed the stat sheet for the Saints with 15 points, seven rebounds, six assists, three steals, and two blocks. Fisher finished with 12 points and four boards.

Siena looked to rebound from their heartbreaking loss to Monmouth when they took on the Niagara Purple Eagles on Thursday night at the Times Union Center. Niagara jumped out to an early 12-2 lead. The Saints outscored the Purple Eagles 29-12 the rest of the first half to take a 31-24 advantage into the break. Siena pulled away with a 14-2 run capped off by a jumper by Degnan to take a 55-35 lead with 7:06 remaining in the game. The Saints hung on to earn a 66-57 victory.

James Towns led Niagara with 21 points, on 8-of-13 from the floor, and four rebounds.

Pickett paced the Saints with 17 points, on 5-of-11 shooting, four boards, on seven assists. Fisher added 13 points, on 6-of-12 from the field, six rebounds, and three assists. Kadeem Smithen provided a spark off the bench for Siena as he tallied 13 points on 5-of-9 from the floor.

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With the win, the Saints improved to 7-11 overall and 2-3 in the MAAC.

Player of the Week: Kadeem Smithen

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The Daily Gazette

Although Pickett and Fisher continue to be leaders for Siena on the court, this week’s player of the week for the Saints was Kadeem Smithen. The senior guard had yet to break out this year, but he came off the bench against Niagara and was just what the doctor ordered for first-year coach Jamion Christian. Smithen has always been a solid defender, but rarely gets it going offensively. Siena could use Smithen as a viable option off the bench as MAAC play continues.

Up Next: Fairfield and Manhattan

The Saints will travel to Bridgeport, Connecticut to take on the Fairfield Stags on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7pm. Fairfield is 5-14 on the season, 2-5 in conference, and are coming off a 73-68 loss to Canisius on Saturday. The Stags are led by Landon Taliaferro who is averaging 12.5 points per game. Last year, Fairfield swept the season series from Siena.

The Saints will return home on Saturday night when they square off against the Manhattan Jaspers. Tip-off is set for 7pm. Manhattan is 4-14 overall, 2-4 in the MAAC, and are coming off a 60-47 loss to Rider on Saturday. The Jaspers host Marist on Monday night before they travel to Albany to battle with Siena. Manhattan is led by Pauly Paulicap who is averaging 8.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest. Last season, the Jaspers swept the season series from the Saints.

The Sunday Saint (1/13)

Siena Takes Down Rival Marist

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The Daily Gazette

Siena traveled down I-87 to battle with arch rival Marist on Friday night in a MAAC matchup.

The Saints were looking for their first MAAC win under first year head coach Jamion Christian. With neither team shooting well in the first half, the score was tied at 22 at intermission. The contest featured 10 ties and 17 lead changes and was tightly contested until the Red Foxes opened up a 51-44 lead on a free throw by Isaiah Lamb with 8:08 remaining in the game. The Saints responded with a 22-8 run capped off by a triple by Sloan Seymour to build a 66-59 edge with 1:33 to go. Siena hung on and Coach Christian picked up his first MAAC win with a score of 71-66.

The Saints earned the victory from behind the arc where they converted on 45.5-percent of their attempts (10-of-22), compared to Marist who shot just 22.7-percent (5-of-22) from three.

Lamb led the Red Foxes with 13 points, on 5-of-8 shooting, and eight rebounds.

Evan Fisher paced Siena with 23 points, on 8-of-10 from the field, and four rebounds. Seymour finished with 12 points in the win.

With the victory, the Saints improved to 6-10 overall and 1-2 in the MAAC.

Player of the Week: Sloan Seymour

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Siena College Athletics

Although Evan Fisher has been playing at an All-MAAC level in conference play, this week’s player of the week for Siena is Sloan Seymour. In MAAC play, the freshman forward has been averaging 13 points per game on 46.4-percent shooting from three-point land. Continued efficiency from deep by Seymour is critical moving forward for the Saints as defenses will need to guard against his shot, which will open up the floor for Fisher and Jalen Pickett.

Up Next: Monmouth and Niagara

This week, Siena returns to the Times Union Center for a two-game home-stand with games against Monmouth and Niagara.

The Saints host the Monmouth Hawks on Monday at 7pm. Monmouth is 3-14 on the season, 2-2 in the MAAC, and is coming off a 65-49 win over Manhattan on Saturday. The Hawks are led by Ray Salnave who is averaging 12.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. Last year, Monmouth swept the season series, including a 93-89 win over the Saints in triple overtime at the Times Union Center.

Siena will square off against the Niagara Purple Eagles on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7pm. Niagara is 8-8 overall, 1-2 in the MAAC and is coming off a 95-90 win over Iona on Friday. The Purple Eagles will face Rider at home before traveling to Albany to duel with the Saints. Niagara is led by Marvin Prochet who is averaging 17.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per contest. Last season, the Purple Eagles emerged victorious in the lone meeting between the two schools, 84-76, in Albany.

Regular Season Finale: Siena at St. Peter’s & A Look Ahead to the MAAC Tournament

Siena Stumped by St. Peter’s

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Siena closed out its 2017-18 regular season with a 65-48 loss at St. Peter’s on Sunday.

With the win, St. Peter’s secured the 9 seed in this year’s MAAC Tournament, while Siena settled for the 10 seed, as Marist lost 98-74 at Canisius on Sunday.

The Saints raced out to a 19-12 lead, but the Peacocks closed the half on a 14-3 run to take a 26-22 lead into the break.

Siena cut St. Peter’s lead to one, 28-27, with 16:18 to go on a jumper by Prince Oduro, but the Peacocks responded with a layup by Elijah Gonzales on the subsequent possession and the Saints would not get any closer the rest of the way.

St. Peter’s shot 51.1% from the field and 45.5% from three point range to overcome their 16 turnovers. Siena, on the other hand, shot just 32.7% from the floor and 33.3% from deep.

Cameron Jones led the Peacocks with 14 points and 4 rebounds off the bench, while Gonzales contributed a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists.

The Saints were led by Kadeem Smithen who scored 11 points, grabbed 4 rebounds, and came away with 5 steals. Oduro tallied 10 points. Ahsante Shivers finished with 8 points and 4 rebounds in the losing effort.

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Jimmy Patsos commented on his team’s performance in his postgame press conference. “We’re struggling to find someone who can shoot the ball right now,” Patsos said. “St. Peter’s is an excellent defensive team. There was five free throws in a row missed and you’re not gonna win at the MAAC level. It’s an energetic, passionate, hard league. Gonna have to get a lot tougher next week that’s for sure. It’s the MAAC Tournament or bust. It’s one game at a time now.”

Siena closed out the 2017-18 regular season with an 8-23 overall record and a 4-14 mark in the MAAC. St. Peter’s finished with a 12-17 overall record and went 6-12 in conference play.

The Saints will open the MAAC Tournament in Thursday’s first round at the Times Union Center in Albany for the first time since the 2014-15 season. Siena is the 10 seed and will take on the 7 seed Quinnipiac. Tip-off is set for 7pm. This will be the first meeting in the conference tournament between the two schools since Quinnipiac joined the MAAC in the 2013-14 season. The Bobcats swept the season series over the Saints winning 71-70 in Albany on New Year’s Day and 76-69 in Hamden, CT on January 21. Both teams have lost seven of their last eight games leading up to the MAAC Tournament. The winner will face the 2 seed Canisius, who shared the regular season MAAC Championship with Rider, at 9:30pm on Friday.

Here’s a look at the 2018 Men’s Basketball MAAC Tournament Bracket:

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Niagara takes Down Siena

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Siena lost their third straight to begin MAAC play as they fell 84-76 to Niagara on Friday night.

It was a game of runs. Niagara got out to a 12-3 lead early, but Siena battled back to tie the game at 30 late in the first half, only to have a Kahlil Dukes 3-pointer silence the crowd and give the Purple Eagles the lead for good.

Niagara took a 37-31 lead into the half. The Saints would get as close as three when they cut the Niagara lead to 65-62 with 7:34 remaining, but the Purple Eagles used a 16-5 run late to put the game out of reach.

Siena was aware that Matt Scott and Dukes were ranked 14th and 28th in scoring nationally, but it was Marvin Prochet’s 20 point performance that led Niagara to the win. Scott and Dukes tallied 18 and 17 points, respectively.

Siena was without their leading scorer Friday night as junior captain Nico Clareth was home in Baltimore due to a family matter.

Freshman guard Jordan Horn stepped up in Clareth’s absence scoring a career high 29 points in the losing effort. Freshman big man Prince Oduro also finished with a career high 19 points and added 5 rebounds.

Evan Fisher followed up his career performance on Monday against Quinnipiac with a solid 8 points and 9 rebounds against Niagara. Thomas Heurter, Jr. contributed with a career high 5 points off the bench. The sophomore also grabbed 7 rebounds and blocked two shots, playing in just his second game in the last month.

Despite the loss, Jimmy Patsos was happy with the play of his freshman Friday night. “Their [Niagara’s] two best players are seniors,” Patsos said. “Today, our two best players were freshman.”

Siena fell to 4-12 overall and 0-3 in conference play. Niagara improved to 8-8 and 1-2 in the league. Due to the restructuring of the conference schedule, this was the only time these two teams will meet this season.

Siena returns to action on Sunday, January 7 at 3pm when they host the first place Canisius Golden Griffins in the last game of a three game home stand. Canisius enters Sunday’s contest coming off of a 82-74 win over Quinnipiac Friday night. The Golden Griffins are 9-7 on the season and are 3-0 versus MAAC competition. Canisius is led by Isaiah Reese who is averaging 16.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game. Last year, the Golden Griffins swept the season series versus the Saints winning 82-79 in Buffalo and 80-73 at the Times Union Center.